Learning Spatial Constraints using Gaussian Process for Shared Control of Semi-autonomous Mobile Robots

@inproceedings{Qian2017LearningSC,
  title={Learning Spatial Constraints using Gaussian Process for Shared Control of Semi-autonomous Mobile Robots},
  author={Kun Qian and Dan Niu and Fang Fang and Xudong Ma},
  booktitle={ICINCO},
  year={2017}
}
In this paper, a novel human-robot shared control approach is proposed to solve the problem of semiautonomous mobile robot navigation with the spatial constraints of maintaining reliable Wi-Fi connection. In particular, the presented approach benefits from using Gaussian Process Regression method to learn the distribution of indoor Wi-Fi signal strength (WSS) and to fuse it with the environmental occupancy probability. The resulting WSS-Occupancy hybrid map is further utilized for generating… 

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